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New Iran Sanctions Sought on Capitol Hill

Days after President Barack Obama hailed the fruits of diplomacy with Iran, Republican lawmakers pressed for tougher sanctions on Tehran for recent missile tests and other actions. "We need to stand up to this Iranian regime — their illegal testing of ballistic missiles, their continued support for hostage-taking," said Senator Kelly Ayotte at a news conference at the Capitol. "We're going to impose tougher sanctions." "This president and this secretary of...

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